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Textile Program Director Beevers Creates Fabric for Michener Exhibit: Philadelphia Inquirer

Claire Beevers, director of PhilaU’s graduate textile design program, recreated fabric for a dress in the new James A. Michener Art Museum exhibit, “Charles Sheeler: Fashion Photography and Sculptural Form,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 22. Beevers, associate professor of …

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PhilaU Nexus Learning Hubs Spur Engaged, Collaborative Learning: San Antonio Express-News

PhilaU’s Nexus Learning Hubs act as a catalyst for active and engaged learning and optimize collaborative involvement, the San Antonio Express-News said in reporting on this week’s SXSWWedu conference. SXSWedu this year incorporated Learn by Design, a new competition program …

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PhilaU Sophomore Naomi Stas Pitches No-Hitter: Press of Atlantic City

Sophomore Naomi Stas this week pitched Philadelphia University’s first softball no-hitter in almost seven years, The Press of Atlantic City reported March 14. Stas allowed one walk and struck out six in PhilaU’s 3-0 win March 12 over the University …

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Three Faculty Members Newly Tenured at PhilaU: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University faculty members Stacy Van Dahm, writing, Reza Masoodi, engineering and Raju Parakkal, international relations, have recently received tenure, Inside Higher Ed reported March 2.
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Globetrotter Bria Young ’15 Joins Philly Mayor for Trick Shot: Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC and Philly Voice

Former Ram Bria Young ’15 returned to her hometown as a Harlem Globetrotter this week and joined Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney for some trick shots at City Hall, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC, and Philly Voice.
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Former Ram Bria Young ’15 Returns To Philly As Harlem Globetrotter: CBS Philly

Bria “Swish” Young ’15 will be returning to her hometown this week in her new role as a Harlem Globetrotter, CBS Philly reported Feb. 27. Young played for the PhilaU Rams for three years, graduating with a psychology degree, and …

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Herb Magee, 50 Years at PhilaU, And The Shots Still Flying In: Philadelphia Inquirer

Herb Magee celebrated the last home game of his 50th season as head men’s coach at Philadelphia University this week, winning game number 1,052 and earning a playoff berth, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 23. Inquirer sportswriter Mike Jensen captured …

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PhilaU Alumna Creates Device to Help Hearing Impaired: The Philadelphia Citizen

As a Philadelphia University student, Renee Kakareka ’16 created a device to help the hearing impaired and started her company, Olive Devices, to bring it to market, The Philadelphia Citizen reported Feb. 23. “I knew that I wanted to create …

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Industrial Design Students Create Hand-Cranked Topographical Map: Digital Trends

Digital Trends reported on a “gorgeous hand-cranked topographical” map by Philadelphia industrial design students: Game of Thrones fans are no doubt familiar with the show’s excellent title sequence, in which the fictitious world the show depicts is illustrated for the viewer via …

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Bria Young ’15 Coming Home as a Harlem Globetrotter: Philadelphia Inquirer

Bria Young ’15, who honed many of her basketball skills as a PhilaU Ram, will make her hometown debut as a Harlem Globetrotter next month at the Wells Fargo Center, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 20. “Young became a starting …

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